Lightning’s McDonagh, Maroon fined for actions in Game 5 vs. Panthers

Tampa Bay Lightning defenceman Ryan McDonagh has been fined $5,000, the most extreme suitable under the current CBA, for cross-checking Florida Panthers forward Mason Marchment in Game 5 of their first-round arrangement, the NHL Department of Player Safety declared Tuesday.

Tampa Bay’s Ryan McDonagh has been fined $5,000, the greatest passable under the CBA, for Cross-checking Florida’s Mason Marchment.

— NHL Player Safety (@NHLPlayerSafety) May 25, 2021

Lightning forward Pat Maroon was additionally fined $3,879.31 for his unsportsmanlike direct toward the finish of Game 5.

Tampa Bay’s Pat Maroon has been fined $3,879.31 the most extreme admissible under the CBA, for unsportsmanlike direct, for his activities toward the finish of the previous evening’s down against Florida.

— NHL Player Safety (@NHLPlayerSafety) May 25, 2021

McDonagh’s get check happened mid-path through the principal time frame, soon after Marchment hit him along the loads up in the Panthers’ cautious zone. Minutes after the fact, the players drew in with one another close to the group seats and McDonagh’s stick rose to get Marchment in the face. McDonagh was surveyed a minor punishment for roughing on the play.

Maroon’s episode accompanied 15 seconds left in the 4-1 Lightning misfortune when he cross-checked Panthers forward Noel Acciari in the face after a faceoff. He was evaluated a minor punishment for cross-checking and a 10-minute wrongdoing.

The Big Rig finishing the things with a bang! #FLAvsTBL#NHLPlayoffs

— Bally Sports Sun: Lightning (@BallyLightning) May 25, 2021

The Lightning lead the arrangement 3-2 heading into Game 6, which happens Wednesday night.

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